Bourns College of Engineering

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Bourns College of Engineering
UC Riverside seal.svg
Established 1989[1]
Type Public
Dean Reza Abbaschian [2]
Academic staff
88 [3]
Undergraduates 2,227 [3]
Postgraduates 416 [3]
Location Riverside, CA, California, USA

The Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering, or commonly known as Bourns Engineering or BCOE, is an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology-accredited College of Engineering located in Riverside, California on the campus of the University of California, Riverside. The Bourns College of Engineering was established in 1989, and named in honor of Marlan Bourns, a B.S. physics graduate of the University of Michigan and Rosemary Bourns, founders of Bourns, Inc.[4][5]

Bourns Hall
Winston Chung Hall
Winston Chung Hall, part of the Engineering complex

Notable research centers include the Center for Environmental Research & Technology, the Center for Nanoscale Science & Engineering, and the Center for Research in Intelligent Systems.[6]

Departments and program[edit]

The Bourns College of Engineering has five departments and one interdepartmental program, all of which are accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), the nationally recognized accrediting body for engineering programs.


The college offers the following degrees:

Degrees planned[edit]

Research Centers[edit]

Professional student organizations[edit]

Diversity organizations[edit]

Professional engineering societies[edit]

Honor societies[edit]

Undergraduate summer research programs[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "A Short History of BCOE", College of Engineering, 2010, University of California, Riverside, webpage: [1].
  2. ^ Welcome from the Dean:
  3. ^ a b c The Bourns Difference: Quick Facts
  4. ^ "UC Riverside College of Engineering Hires Thirteen New Faculty Members" (Press release). University of California, Riverside. Retrieved 2007-12-07. 
  5. ^ "Erickson Oral History" (PDF). University of California, Riverside,. Retrieved 2007-12-07. 
  6. ^ "UCR Research". University of California, Riverside, Office of Research. Retrieved 2007-08-10. 

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Coordinates: 33°58′30″N 117°19′37″W / 33.97500°N 117.32694°W / 33.97500; -117.32694